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Página 234 - Reduce compound fractions to simple ones, and mixt numbers to improper fractions ; then multiply the numerators together for a new numerator, and the denominators for. a new denominator.
Página 143 - TABLE. 60 seconds (s.) make 1 minute, marked m. 60 minutes 1 hour, " h. 24 hours 1 day, " d. 7 days 1 week, " w 52 weeks 1 day 5 hours 48 min- ^ utes 48 seconds, or 365 days 5 > 1 year,
Página 78 - The denominator shows into how many parts a thing or unit is divided ; and The numerator shows how many of these parts are contained in the fraction. Thus, in the fraction f , the denominator, 8, shows that the unit or whole thing is divided into 8 equal parts, and the numerator, 3, shows that 3 of these parts are contained in the fraction. The numerator, 3, numbers the parts ; the denominator, 8, gives them their denomination or Questions.
Página 145 - TABLE. 60 seconds (") - make - 1 minute, - marked - ' 60 minutes ----- 1 degree, - - - - - ° 30 degrees ,----- 1 sign, ------ s. 12 signs, or 360 degrees, - 1 circle of the zodiac. Note. Every circle, whether great or small, is divisible into 360 equal parts, called degrees. 71. Reduce 9s. 13° 25
Página 226 - Duties on imported goods are of two kinds, Specific and Ad Valorem. A Specific duty is a certain sum per ton, hundred weight, pound, hogshead, gallon, square yard, foot, &c., without regard to its value.
Página 52 - Thus, 4 (1 half) of an apple, f (2 thirds) of an orange, $• (4 sevenths) of a week, are fractions. NOTE 3. — A number composed of a whole number and a fraction, is called a Mixed Number...
Página 105 - How does it appear, that in multiplying both terms of the fraction by the same number the value of the fraction is not altered ? 24.
Página 169 - Every circle, whether great or small, is supposed to be divided into 360 equal parts, called degrees. Let the accompanying diagram represent the great circle of the earth, called the equator, divided, as you here see.